$329 to $499 to challenge $1,050 Core i7 6900k
AMD's CEO Lisa Su took to the stage to formally introduce the AMD Ryzen 7 series of CPUs. One of the key points made in the introduction was a previous revisit of the idea that high performance computing defines the user experience. AMD did a great job pricing the parts making them really aggressive and affordable and managed to increase the IPC by at much as 52 percent.
Ryzen 1800X and 1700X bundled with AiO cooler
There are plenty of leaks regarding AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU lineup but the latest listings on Amazon.com are quite interesting as these show AMD's flagship 7 1800X and 7 1700X listed in a bundle with Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 liquid cooler.
Would have thought that was obvious
A new study undertaken by Ericsson and Vodafone Germany has worked out that even very minor connectivity drops cause stress and dissatisfaction, which we thought was obvious.
IDC thinks there will be US $122.5 billion spent on it
Beancounters at IDC have been adding up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017.
Wraith Max and Wraith Spire coolers
As was the case with previous CPUs, AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs will be available as a tray option, without a cooler and as a "boxed" version, with cooler, and today we have a few more details regarding two boxed coolers, the Wraith Max and Wraith Spire.